Here goes:

I won't say Yes 6 months from now
Cast your net, as soon possible
To Kevin Spacey: Who won the sequel?
Play me once but skip the major
I'm not a Tesla. What am I?

Note that the grammar mistake is intentional.

Hint #1:

This question was created on March 19th

Hint #2

The first three lines each represent a letter (and maybe an extra symbol for one of them)

Hint #3

The third line represents a number (which in turn is represented by a letter)

Answer to the first line, my mistake with this puzzle

The first line is "A" - not "I"

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    $\begingroup$ The capital letters rearrange to WIT PICKY WITS. I'm guessing this is not relevant ... $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 19, 2020 at 13:10
  • $\begingroup$ @ Haha, no, not relevant. :) $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 19, 2020 at 13:37

5 Answers 5


Again, not an answer, but I wonder......

6 months from March 19th is September 19th. International talk like a pirate day. I won’t be saying ‘yes’ on that day - but ‘aye’. Perhaps I’m a pirate?

I can’t link the other clues though.

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    $\begingroup$ rot13(NLR! Ohg lbh nera'g n cvengr - vg'f whfg n cneg bs gur chmmyr.) $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 20, 2020 at 11:08
  • $\begingroup$ You've gotten the closest so far. Check out my second hint. $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 20, 2020 at 12:09
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    $\begingroup$ Then I believe (rot13) gur nafjre gb gur svefg yvar vf “V”. Nyfb gur frpbaq yvar vf ersrerapvat Nfc.Arg fvapr gur npebalz sbe nf fbba nf cbffvoyr vf NFNC. Gur pnfgvat bcrengbe va P# vf () znlor guvf vf fhccbfrq gb ybbx yvxr na “B”?? $\endgroup$
    – tyobrien
    Commented Mar 20, 2020 at 19:33
  • $\begingroup$ rot13(V thrff sbe gur svefg yvar, V cebabhapr guvf qvssreragyl (V'z terj hc Pnanqn?). Lbh tbg gur frpbaq yvar (gur yrggre cyhf gur flzoby), abguvat eryngrq gb gur pnfg bcrengbe - gung jnf whfg n uvag gb trg crbcyr guvaxvat nobhg cebtenzzvat. ) $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 23, 2020 at 11:38

Not really an answer (yet), but to get some storms started in anyone's brains: Could it be that

Kevin Space-Y


Not a Tesla (so, another Elon Musk company)

yield an answer connected to

Space-X ?

  • $\begingroup$ No, not quite, and rot13(Abg eryngrq gb Ryba Zhfx). Good try though! $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 20, 2020 at 10:02

Are you a


I won't say yes 6 months from now

I'll say "Aye" (I) -long

Cast your net, as soon as possible

Cast your net into the sea, sharp! (C-sharp)

To Kevin Spacey: Who won the sequel?

I don't actually know what this refers to, but judging from Hint 2 I would assume the answer is "You" (U)

Play me once but skip the major

We're playing a musical scale that includes the note (B)

I'm not a Tesla,

I'm a BUIC


Is the "sequel" a competitive event won by the UK?

  • $\begingroup$ You're getting close! For the first, line, this is my mistake - just take the first letter, I pronounce this incorrectly. I don't know why I didn't check that. facepalm. Your idea with the rot13(zhfvpny fpnyr) is in the right direction rot13(Gel cynlvat gur svefg guerr yvarf gbtrgure). @long Got close on one of the other lines in their answer $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 23, 2020 at 15:30

I'm guessing:

Fall / Autumn

I note that March 19 is

The Vernal Equinox. (At least on the east coast of the U.S., and farther west. The author describes himself as Romanian-American, so that fits.)

And (clutching at straws)

a number of the clues could be seasonal references.


I think the answer is:


March 19 was a Thursday, et en Francais (France) c'est "Jeudi": The first character and the last character are the same.

Jumanji is a also video game, which means that you can play it.

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    $\begingroup$ Hey Yuatu! No, this isn't the correct answer. Can you edit your answer with your logic for getting to this answer? What clues in the riddle did you figure out? $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 20, 2020 at 11:51
  • $\begingroup$ @VirtualValentin Are the letters that represent the 3 lines a part of the answer? $\endgroup$
    – yuatu
    Commented Mar 20, 2020 at 12:49

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